Population of Bengaluru 2022 | Bangalore Population

Population of Bengaluru | Bangalore Population 2022

Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian State of Karnataka. It has a population of over ten million, making it a megacity and the Third populous City and 5th most populous urban agglomeration in India.  It is located in Southern India on the Deccan Plateau. Its elevation is over 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level, the highest of India’s major cities.

As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Bangalore had a population of 8,443,675 (84.43 Lakhs) & Estimated Population of Bangalore in 2022 is 10 million or 1 Crore

Population of Bangalore in 2022 - 10 million or 1 Crore (approx)

Bengaluru City Census 20112022 Estimates
Total Population8,443,675 (84.43 Lakhs) 10 million or 1 Crore
Male Population4,391,723 52 Lakh
Female Population4,051,952 48 Lakh
Bengaluru Demography2011 Census
Population Density 12000 per sq.km
Average Literacy (%)88.71%
% of Male Literates91.71%
% of Female Literates85.44%
Sex Ratio923
Child Sex Ratio942
Children (0-6 years)916,441 (10.85%)

Source: Census 2011

Bangalore Historic Population

Census  YearPopulationAbsolute ChangePercentage Change
1901163,091
1911189,48526,39416.18%
1921240,05450,56926.69%
1931309,78569,73129.05%
1941410,967101,18232.66%
1951786,343375,37691.34%
19611,206,961420,61853.49%
19711,664,208457,24737.88%
19812,918,9201,254,71275.39%
19914,126,0161,207,09641.35%
20015,682,2931,556,27737.72%
20118,443,6752,761,38248.60%

Source: Census 2011

Bangalore City Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Bangalore City in 2011 is 84,43,675 (84.43 Lakhs) of which the male population is 43,91,723 and the female population is 40,51,952.

DENSITY

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Bangalore for 2011 is 12000 people per sq. km. Bangalore city administers area is 709 sq. km

LITERACY RATE

The average literacy rate of Bangalore City in 2011 was 88.71%. If things are looked out at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 91.71% and 85.44% respectively.

SEX RATIO

With regards to the Sex Ratio in Bangalore, it stood at 923 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, child sex ratio is 942 girls per 1000 boys

CHILD POPULATION

In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 916,441 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 4,71,842 are boys while 4,44,599 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 942. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.85 % of the total population of Bangalore City.

Sources: Census 2011

Bangalore UA / Metropolitan Population

Bangalore Metropolitan region is and fifth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. Bangalore Metropolitan Region (BMR) comprises urban areas of Bangalore Urban district, Bangalore Rural District and Ramanagara District.

As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Banglore UA / Metropolitan region had a population of 85,20,435 (85 lakh). Its estimated population in 2022 is 1.05 Crore

Sources: Census 2011

Bengaluru Urban District Population

in the year 1986, Bengaluru District was divided into two districts, Bengaluru (rural) and Bengaluru (urban). 

As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Bengaluru Urban District had a population of 96,21,551 (96. 21 Lacs) out of which the male population was 50,22,661 and the female population was 45,18,890

The literacy rate was 87.67%. Male Female Sex ratio is 916. Children up to 6 years of age population is 10,52,837 & Child sex ratio is 944

Sources: Census 2011

Bengaluru Rural District Population

As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Bengaluru Rural District had a population of 9,09,923 (9 Lacs)  out of which the male population was 5,09,172 and the female population was 4,81,751

The literacy rate was 77.93%. Male Female Sex ratio is 946. Children up to 6 years of age population was 1,07,062 & Child sex ratio is 950

Sources: Census 2011

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